REIT ETF Overview

REIT ETFs hold exclusively real estate investments trusts (REITs). These trusts own or finance income-producing real estate. They provide investors with regular distributions, diversifications, high liquidity and the potential of real estate capital appreciation.

REIT ETFs are part of the following ETF.com market segments:

With 19 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, REIT ETFs gather total assets under management of $44.55B. The average expense ratio is 0.46%. REIT ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income
  • Equity

The largest REIT ETF is the Vanguard REIT ETF VNQ with $32.76B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing REIT ETF was the MRRL at 23.32%. The most-recent ETF launched in the REIT space was the InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF PFFR in 02/07/17.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF-1.47%
PFFRInfraCap REIT Preferred ETF-1.73%
FFRFirst Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate-2.08%
REETiShares Global REIT ETF-3.66%
MORTVanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF-3.71%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

LRETETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT INDEX ETN-14.60%
REMLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN-8.08%
WREIWilshire US REIT ETF-7.79%
MORLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN-7.61%
ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF-7.43%

top creations

REETiShares Global REIT ETF300.59
USRTiShares Core U.S. REIT ETF102.29
SCHHSchwab U.S. REIT ETF97.84
VNQVanguard REIT ETF87.55
KBWYPowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio21.26

top redemptions

ICFiShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF-20.52
RWRSPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF-13.83
FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund-3.55
MORTVanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF-2.46
WREIWilshire US REIT ETF--

AUM WINNERS

USRTiShares Core U.S. REIT ETF16.86%
REETiShares Global REIT ETF6.74%
SRETGlobal X SuperDividend REIT ETF6.42%
KBWYPowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio3.36%
NURENuShares Short-Term REIT ETF0.89%

AUM LOSERS

MRRLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B -54.53%
FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund-19.55%
WREIWilshire US REIT ETF-11.48%
MORLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN-6.28%
REMLCredit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN-5.00%

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